Press Releases

Berklee Awards 18 Full Scholarships at City Music Concert

August 14, 2014
On August 12 at the Berklee Performance Center, 18 students were awarded full scholarships to Berklee College of Music.
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September 27: Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management

August 13, 2014
The all-day, free outdoor event will offer contemporary jazz, funk, Latin, pop, and soul acts on three stages. Highlights include Sheila E., Snarky Puppy, Miguel Zenón, ...
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Berklee Student Records MBTA Tunnels for College's First Public Sound Installation

August 12, 2014
For her final thesis, Chelsea Southard launched Things Over Time on Boylston Street, open through August 15.
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Sean Jones Named Chair of Brass Department

July 31, 2014
Berklee has named internationally acclaimed composer and trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department. 
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Alumni Earn Emmy Nominations

July 30, 2014
Twelve Berklee alumni are nominated for 14 Primetime Emmy Awards, including nominations for composers Alan Silvestri '70 (COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey) and Ramin Djawadi '98 (Game of...
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Berklee Alumna Launches Platform Connecting Songwriters

July 30, 2014
Berklee alumna Lisa Occhino launches SongwriterLink, a songwriting collaboration platform that uses matching engine technology to help users find exactly the type of songwriters they’re seeking for...
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Berklee and South Korea's Baekseok Arts University Announce Agreement to Create Educational Opportunities

July 30, 2014
Berklee College of Music has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Seoul, South Korea’s Baekseok Arts University (BAU) to create mutual educational opportunities for students at both...
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Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship Awarded to Singer-Songwriter

July 21, 2014
Vans and Berklee announce that Miette Hope-Goldman, 17-year-old singer-songwriter, has been named the first recipient of the Vans Berklee Off the Wall Scholarship—a four-year award covering...
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Academy Award-Winning Composer A.R. Rahman to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee

July 16, 2014
World renowned film composer A. R. Rahman will perform with Berklee students at Boston's Symphony Hall and conduct on-campus workshops as part of the Berklee India Exchange.
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2014 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda to Perform at Festival

July 14, 2014
An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza...
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